June 7, Monday, 2021 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1. Elderly people formed long lines at a large-scale coronavirus vaccination site in Osaka on Monday morning after eligibility was expanded to residents of two neighboring prefectures. The central government opened two large-scale venues in Osaka and Tokyo on May 24 to speed up inoculations of people aged 65 or older.
2.Dozens of companies in Japan are asking more than 10,000 employees to take early or voluntary retirement as they struggle with the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The figure is an increase of more than 4,100 workers compared to a year before. It surpassed the 10,000-mark three months earlier than last year.
3. Nineteen-year-old Saso Yuka has won the U.S. Women’s Open golf tournament after a playoff with fellow Japanese golfer Hataoka Nasa.